FLORIDA FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2018 - 2019 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Florida Festivals and Events Association (FFEA), the state’s primary professional organization for producers, vendors, and sponsors of festivals, fairs and special events, recently announced the election of directors and officers for its Board of Directors. Officers for the 2018 - 2019 FFEA Board of Directors are as follows: Chair – Dawn Read, Winterfest, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale); Chair-Elect – Matt Fillioe, Coconut Grove Arts Festival (Coconut Grove), Treasurer – Mary Pinak, City of West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach), Secretary – Chris Liberatore, Pyrotecnico and Past-Chair - Dan Goode, Sunfest, Inc. (West Palm Beach). Executive Committee At Large Members include Tasha Hyder, Clay County Agricultural Fair (Green Cove Springs) and Jim Barnes, Village of Wellington (Wellington).
Newly elected to the Board of Directors are Evan Narlinger, Rebekah’s Dream Entertainment and Production Services (West Palm Beach and Orlando); Maiken Stefany, Eventfest (Tampa); and Patrick Stewart, Panama City Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (Panama City Beach).
In addition to the officers and new directors, David Ballard, Brian Craig, Neca Logan, Mandy Llanes, Janeen Paulauskis, Rosemary Prince, Mike Simmons, Elyzabeth Spires, Lorie Stinson and Nick Toutoungi will all remain on the Board of Directors for an additional term.
FFEA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting and promoting more than 3,500 festivals, events, and fairs in the state of Florida through education, networking, dissemination of information and the cultivation of high standards. For more information, visit www.ffea.com.